WATCH THE SEMI-FINALS

September 20 - 25, 2021

ABOUT THE PITCH

Pow Wow Pitch is a pitch competition for Indigenous entrepreneurs across Turtle Island to shine the spotlight on pow wow vendors, artists, business builders and innovators from all backgrounds and industries, whether just starting or looking to grow to the next level.

This year, more than 1,600 Indigenous entrepreneurs pitched their businesses online for a chance to win cash prizes ranging from $500 to $25,000 CAD.

Watch the top entrepreneurs pitch from each region at the Turtle Island Semi-Finals September 20 - 25th and find out who moves onto the Finale. Click here to register.

MEET OUR SEMI-FINALSTS

This year, more than 1,600 applications poured in from across Turtle Island. Click here to meet our 150 Semi-Finalist.

MEET OUR MENTORS

Mentorship is an integral part of Pow Wow Pitch. Each Semi-Finalist was matched with at least two Mentors to support them in refining their business pitch. Click here to meet our 2021 Mentors.

MEET OUR JUDGES

Pow Wow Pitch is honoured to have the support of an esteemed panel of judges for each of our Regional Semi-Final events and our Grand Finale. Adjudicators are Pow Wow Pitch Alumni, Indigenous entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders who assess pitches, ask questions, provide feedback, and determine the Regional and Grand Prize Winner. Click here to meet our judges.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE PRIZE

You can vote for your favourite entrepreneur to win the People's Choice Prize, which comes with $500 and a guaranteed place in the Grand Finale. There is one vote per person. Click here to vote.